21 March 2018 MET has just published three new policy and research briefs presenting results of our research in India and Uganda.
MET SAGE project lead, Dr Lenka Benova, recently published a blog on Health Policy and Planning Debated, “Should I stay or should I go? The clash between facility childbirth and homebirth decisions.”
The Maternal Health Task Force recently published an insightful blog post about Gaurav Sharma et al.‘s recent paper, “Quality of routine essential care during childbirth: clinical observations of uncomplicated births in Uttar Pradesh, India”
To coincide with the 2017 Family Planning Summit, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Population Council, and Marie Stopes International are hosting a research symposium to:
Global health academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers will gather in Geneva, Switzerland, on 14 June to discuss critical questions around quality of care and its measurement.
In a world where those already living below the poverty line are pushed further into poverty as a result of health payments, efforts to achieve universal health coverage demand a focus on equity in both public and private sectors.
“17 million people die because of socioeconomic injustice per year. 10 million of them are women.” These were the words of Dr David Chiriboga (former Minister of Public Health of Ecuador) as he opened the panel discussion at MET’s series launch ‘Who cares for women?’, which was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Wednesday 13 January 2016 (and available to view/listen online).
The Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team (MET) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is publishing the most comprehensive analysis to date of where women in low- and middle-income countries seek reproductive and maternal healthcare, and the quality of care they receive, drawing on data from Demographic and Health Surveys in 57 countries.
The Maternal healthcare markets Evaluation Team’s Dr Veronique Filippi and Dr Lenka Benova have contributed to a free online course exploring the lifecycle from birth to adulthood, to look at adolescent, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health.